Lynse Cooper (b. 1993) is an artist working primarily in photography. Her work explores themes of home, family, comfort, memory, and isolation. Her photos are an investigation of Black American domestic life, aesthetics, archives, and death culture.

Cooper is currently an MFA candidate at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She is based in Northern California.

contact: cooperlynse [at] gmail [dot] com


California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

MFA Fine Arts, 2022-2024

School for Poetic Computation via Zoom

Dark Matters: On Race, Capitalism, and the Whiteness of the Screen, March 2022 to May 2022

Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento, CA

Varied coursework in Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, and Visual Arts, 2019-2022

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

BA Psychology with minors in Visual Arts & Neuroscience, 2012-2016

Solo Exhibitions

Lynse, Call Home, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

April 2016

Group Exhibitions

Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

September - October 2023

Introductions 2023, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

August - September 2023

Pyramid Scheme, Bass & Reiner Gallery, San Francisco, CA

May - June 2023

#NewVisions2023: A Student Exhibition, Texas Photographic Society, Online

March 2023

HYPHEN, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

May 2018

Sr. All-Star Show, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

May 2016

Junior Group Show, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Spring 2015

Junior Artist Book Group Show, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Fall 2014


2023 Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards, San Francisco Foundation

Cadogan Awardee, 2023

All-College Honors, California College of the Arts,

Grad Fine Arts, 2023

2022 Texas Photographic Society National Photography Award

Finalist-Special Merit, May 2022

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